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Travel with a car rental in Plovdiv


General information about Plovdiv

Ancient Bulgarian city a contemporary of Troy and is situated on both shores of the Maritsa River, located 15 km north from the Rhodopes, 50 km south from Stara Planina. The distance to the car rental office of CARSSOFIA to Plovdiv is 140 km. In the city are located six syenite hills, and by the early twentieth century they were seven (Djendem Tepe Bunardjik, Sahat Tepe Nebet Djambaz Tepe and Taksim Tepe).

Ancient names of the city: Kendrissos, Evmolpias, Philippopolis, Pulpudeva, Trimontsium, Ulpia, Flavia Julia, Plapdiv, Puldin Ploudin, Filibe and others.
Plovdiv is one of the important transport centers in Bulgaria. Today main roads of international importance are pass through the city. “The City under the hills” is a popular destination for Bulgarians and tourists from around the world. Each year in Plovdiv is held the International Fair.

Tourist sightseeing around Plovdiv

Ancient Theatre, the Roman Odeon, Agora (Roman Forum), the Roman stadium, late antique building “Eire” etc.

Ancient Theatre

Ancient Theatre – the greatest achievement in the field of restoration of monuments of  antiquity in the country. It was built in the early 2nd century during the reign of the Roman Emperor Trajan. The theater could seat 3,500 spectators.
– Roman Odeon


Architectural reserve Old Plovdiv

Houses built during the Renaissance. The wealthy ones are symmetrical with bay windows and gossip upstairs

Culture and entertainment

– National Opera
– Drama Theatre “N. O. Masalitinov “
– Archaeological Museum – the largest treasure trove of archaeological treasures of Ancient Thrace
– Historical Museum
– Regional Ethnographic Museum
– Natural History Museum – is the largest freshwater aquarium in Bulgaria
– Aviation Museum – 12 km from Plovdiv

Sports complex “Plovdiv”

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In Plovdiv, was built the largest sports center in Bulgaria – Sports complex “Plovdiv”. Located in the northwestern part of the city, the complex includes a stadium for 55,000 spectators, the largest rowing base in the Balkans, indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a running track.

Hotels in Plovdiv

The best hotels in Plovdiv according to TripAdvisor: 

– Hotel Ego
– Hotel Hebrosbank
– Hotel Imperial
– Hotel Belle Ville
– Park Hotel

Car hire in Plovdiv

If you plan to visit Plovdiv and have not yet booked your car, you can do so by using our reservation form. You can hire a car from our office (140 Mimi Balkan str)



CARSSOFIA is specialized in providing low cost car rental service, part of Top Rent A Car Bulgaria – the leading national car rental company. CARSSOFIA service Sofia and Sofia region. We deliver to hotels and addresses in Sofia as well as hotels in Bansko, Borovets, Razlog. Our office is located next to Sofia Airport

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